With only 25 days until the curtain is drawn on their first ever pay-per-view broadcast, World Extreme Cagefighting has finally released the complete roster for their much-hyped “WEC 48: Aldo vs. Faber” event.
The April 24th extravaganza will be jumping off inside Arco Arena in Sacramento, California and will feature a pair of title fights. Lightweight champion Ben Henderson will defend his strap in a highly anticipated rematch with Donald Cerrone.
Henderson captured the interim title at WEC 43 when he took a unanimous decision over the “Cowboy.”
Reigning WEC poster boy and former featherweight champ Urijah Faber will look to reclaim his title against current 145-pound king Jose Aldo in the night’s featured contest.
Faber owns a ridiculous 23-3 professional record, however the charismatic superstar has dropped two of his last four contests. Both losses came in championship bouts against Mike Brown.
Aldo, who holds an impressive 16-1 pro mark, has been tagged by many as a younger and longer version of Faber. The Brazilian captured the belt last November at WEC 44 when he earned a vicious 2ndRound TKO over Brown.
Here is the complete lineup for the monumental event:
Tyler Toner vs. Brandon Visher
Takeya Mizugaki vs. Rani Yahya
Demetrious Johnson vs. Brad Pickett
Alex Karalexis vs. Anthony Pettis
Chan Sung Jung vs. Cub Swanson
Antonio Banuelos vs. Scott Jorgensen
Anthony Njokuani vs. Shane Roller
Mike Brown vs. Manny Gamburyan
Donald Cerrone vs. Ben Henderson (WEC lightweight Champion)
Urijah Faber vs. Jose Aldo (WEC Featherweight Champion)